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CCC In the News - Monday, October 28, 2013

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Chicago Reader – Reader's Agenda Mon 10/28: "Of Walking," "Horror of Humanities," and "DIY (Visits Chicago): Photographers and Books"
Columbia College’s exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Center for Book and Paper Arts are highlighted in today’s Reader’s Agenda.

Chicago Tribune –
‘Munger Road' sequel foiled by financing snags
Cinema Art + Science alumni Nicholas Smith and Kyle Heller, creators of the indie horror flick Munger Road, discuss the financial challenges that delayed the production of their much-awaited sequel.

MLive – 'The Voice' contestant Sam Cerniglia describes Battle Round, tells what's next
Columbia College Music Department alumnus Sam Cerniglia (BM, ’10), is featured for his experience as a contestant on NBC’s popular and award-winning show, The Voice.

St. Louis Magazine – Geranium to Open Second Location in West County Center 
Tina Anthon, Fashion Studies alumna (BA, ’04) and owner of the retail store Geranium, is featured for opening a second location in St. Louis after the successful debut of her boutique in 2012.

Times of Northwest Indiana –
Local mother and son team up to write and illustrate a Halloween story for young teens
Alumnus Raymond Thorton (’90) and his mother are featured for their collaboration in writing and illustrating a new children’s book. 

Chicago Tribune – Bill T. Jones lays out feast in ‘Story/Time’
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Story/Time at the Dance Center receives a rave review for this past weekend’s performance.



Chicago Tribune – U. of C. expands reach to India
The University of Chicago will open a new academic center in Delhi, India in the spring, expanding its international presence to a country that U.S. universities have been eyeing for years.

New York Times – Lists That Rank Colleges’ Value Are on the Rise
Reports on colleges that offer the “best bang for the buck,” including a recent release from the Washington Monthly, are the fastest-growing sector of the college rankings industry, with more analyses vying for the attention of those who are anxious about finances.

Arts, Media and Entertainment

ABC News – How Music Could Make You a Rocket Scientist
A Michigan State University study has found a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later in life.

CNN – Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71
Rock pioneer and songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground, Lou reed, died Sunday at the age of 71. Widespread coverage includes Rolling Stone, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, among others.